Rivers help lock carbon from fires into oceans for thousands of years

ScienceDaily | Jun 3, 2020 at 8:18 PM
  • The study, published today in Nature Communications, calculates how much burned carbon is being flushed out by rivers and locked up in the oceans.
  • The international interdisciplinary team, including collaborators from the Universities of Exeter, Swansea, Zurich, Oldenburg and Florida International, studied the amount of dissolved carbon flowing through 78 rivers on every continent except Antarctica.
  • This study was principally funded by the Natural Environmental Research Council (NE/L002434/1).